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Billy
Web content editor, cocktail lover, former computer programmer, long time blogger about Stuff and Things (including booze) and hat fan. Billy accidentally got a job at TWE in the spring of 2011, leaving behind the world of finance (good timing) to learn all about booze and occasionally write about it.

Rum and Cognac…together?

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While Tim and I often take on the role of roving reporters when it comes to our Vinopolis tastings, it’s not only us who make it along from HQ to ‘help out’. However, back at…

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Kavalan Fino and King Car Conductor

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With Whisky Live London only a few weeks away we’ve been getting ready to run the on-site whisky shop. We’ve been looking through who’ll be exhibiting to make sure we bring along all the bottles…

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Tasting Notes: FEW Spirits

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As we’ve seen over the last year the world of craft distilling is exploding. They’ve been seeing the fruits of the expansion over in the USA for a while but there are two big challenges…

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Fancy a trip to Midleton? New Prize Draw!

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It’s all about Irish whiskey at the moment. We’ve just launched our single cask 1991 vintage Midleton to impressive reviews and scores (Whiskyfun – 92, Whiskynotes – 91, Dramming – 91, Malt Fascination – “This…

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Lost Distilleries at TWE Vinopolis

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The new year is definitely under way and our tastings at TWE Vinopolis have entered a new phase. Over the last few years we’ve been focused heavily on branded tastings, with companies showing off their…

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Glenmorangie Ealanta

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January is normally a bit boring for whisky releases. Christmas has been and gone, people are counting pennies and the whisky industry is plotting quietly as the end of the tax year heaves itself over…

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Burns Night at Vinopolis

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If you’ve not organised a Burns Night party for yourself and are looking for someone else to take care of the details then our friends at Vinopolis, hosts of our London shop, may have something…

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Happy Christmas!

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We know we’re a day early, but the office is now closing down for Christmas so we thought we’d put up a little something on the blog before we power down our PCs and turn…

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Bruichladdich Tasting with Craig Johnstone

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Ever since Bruichladdich’s acquisition by Rémy Martin earlier this year they’ve been very much at the forefront of the whisky news. Throw into the mix the culmination of some of their pre-buyout plans and you’ve…

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Vinopolis Shop – Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

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Despite our best efforts in previous years, it isn’t possible to lock our London shop up over Christmas with all the staff contained within, ensuring that they are available to cater to your every in-person…

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Kavalan – Now Available at TWE!

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The world of international whisky is growing but one of the barriers to the spreading of the various brands to all four corners of the globe is the joy of distribution. It’s hard to send…

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Discounted postage, discontinued whiskies, toasts, a Christmas gift finder and more…

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It’s been a rather busy few months at TWE and that’s before we’ve hit the Christmas rush. We like to show off some of the things we’ve done from time to time, so here are…

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Christmas Delivery Cut-off Dates

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As you may have noticed, Christmas is drawing near. As such the postal system is getting bogged down around the world and parcels may take a little longer than usual to arrive. In order to…

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Jack Daniel's Holiday Select 2012

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Jack Daniel’s like their limited edition bottlings. We’ve got a stack of them over on the website and while many of them are simply collectible bottles they do like to shake things up and bottle…

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Ilegal Mezcal

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Some products take a little longer to reach our shelves than others, and one that we’ve been waiting on for quite a while is Ilegal Mezcal, freshly launched in the UK this November. We’re big…

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